Democratic political commentator and media personality who gained national attention as the lead strategist of the 1992 Clinton presidential campaign. Comedian Bill Hader is known for his impressions on Saturday Night Live of him.
He briefly worked as a litigator at a Baton Rouge law firm from 1973 to 1979 before entering politics.
The town he was born in, Carville, Louisiana, was named after his paternal grandfather, Arthur Carville.
He got married to Republican political consultant Mary Matalin in 1993.
He was the lead strategist for the successful presidential campaign of Bill Clinton in 1992 which was documented in the Academy Award nominated documentary The War Room.